Review: Vision gives us glimpse of the future of creative sector

November 17, 2017
Review: Vision gives us glimpse of the future of creative sector

Covering topics ranging from AI and VR to winning new business and diversity, and with every possible topic in between, the annual Vision gathering returned this week. Staged by Bristol Media, it again brought together as many creatives as possible, tightly packed into one space to be inspired, educated...

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Search starts for Bristol’s next City Poet

November 17, 2017
Search starts for Bristol’s next City Poet

Poets, performers and fans of the spoken word in Bristol are being invited to apply to become the next City Poet. The winner will be required to write 10 poems for specific events or projects and will also take part in public performances and community engagement activities during Mayor Marvin...

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Bristol’s Bottle Yard Studios generates hundreds of jobs as centre for TV and film production

November 17, 2017
Bristol’s Bottle Yard Studios generates hundreds of jobs as centre for TV and film production

An estimated 380 jobs were created on-site at Bristol’s Bottle Yard Studios last year, according to annual figures that highlight its importance to the region’s film and TV production sector. Some 83% (315) of the full-time equivalent (FTE) positions were filled by crew working on productions made at the...

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High-flying international architect comes home to join Bristol office of BDP

November 17, 2017
High-flying international architect comes home to join Bristol office of BDP

International architecture firm BDP’s Bristol studio has appointed Yuli Cadney-Toh as architect director. Yuli, pictured, joins having worked on high-profile projects around the world including Sydney’s International Towers and Brookfield Place tower in Perth, Western Australia.  Educated in Bristol and the West, she arrives at BDP with more than...

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Young hospital patients-turned-authors’ stories go into print to share with others

November 16, 2017
Young hospital patients-turned-authors’ stories go into print to share with others

Stories written by young patients at Bristol children’s hospital have been compiled into a book as part of a project run by Bath Festivals, storyteller Jennifer Lunn and Read for Good – a charity that helps children develop a love of reading. Entitled Once Upon A Time…, the book...

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Review: Robert Peston, Bristol Festival of Economics. WTF: How do we take back control?

November 16, 2017
Review: Robert Peston, Bristol Festival of Economics. WTF: How do we take back control?

Former BBC journalist and now political editor of ITV Robert Peston drew on his characteristically sharp wit and insightful analysis to promote his book WTF: How Do We Take Back Control? to a sold-out audience at Bristol’s We the Curious. Penned as a letter to his late father –...

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Fat Media called in to give fast-growing US hair care firm headstart in UK market

November 16, 2017
Fat Media called in to give fast-growing US hair care firm headstart in UK market

The Bristol office of full service digital marketing agency Fat Media is working with US reality TV star Aaron Marion to launch his hair care company Pete & Pedro in the UK. Aaron, pictured, is a popular US lifestyle vlogger with a 3m-strong following on his YouTube channel AlphaM....

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Bristol Business News photo gallery: Smith & Williamson hosts reception at RWA annual exhibition

November 16, 2017
Bristol Business News photo gallery: Smith & Williamson hosts reception at RWA annual exhibition

Accountancy, investment management and tax group Smith & Williamson’s Bristol office has hosted its 10th annual reception at the city’s Royal West of England Academy’s renowned Annual Open Exhibition. With all its artworks for sale, the exhibition is regarded as one of the key events of the UK art...

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My Creative Life: Anthony Sullivan, product director, Cookpad

November 15, 2017
My Creative Life: Anthony Sullivan, product director, Cookpad

Creative Business News regularly gives a prominent member of the region’s creative sector the chance to reflect on their career, their work and their ambitions by answering 10 questions about themselves. Name: Anthony Sullivan  Job title: Product director Current company: Cookpad Ltd Age: 45 My big break: In 1999...

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